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Contact information

Telephone: 03-9376669
Fax:             03-9376667


​Gour Shasha Tower, Beilinson Hospital, 2nd Floor

Department of Vascular Surgery - Beilinson

Director:Dr. Galit Sivak

​About the department

The department of vascular and endovascular surgery has 20 beds in the Beilinson Hospital and 4 beds in the Sharon hospital
The beds are utilized for clinical, academic and research  activities
The department has a large outpatient clinic and a vascular laboratory

Clinical activity:

  1. Aortic surgery-including aneurysm repair [open and endovascular]
  2. Complex aortic surgery [fenestrated and branching]
  3. Peripheral vascular disease [by-pass surgery: both endovascular and hybrid]
  4. Peripheral vascular disease and diabetic septic foot treatment
  5. Carotid artery surgery and stenting
  6. Peripheral aneurysm- surgery and endovascular repair 
  7. Traumatic injuries
  8. Carotid Body tumor resection
  9. First rib resection and thoracic outlet  syndrome surgery
  10. Venous operations
  11. Endovascular treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis
  12. Thorascopic  sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis
  13. Lymphedema surgery  and lymphapress treatment
  14. Access for dialysis patients

800 Operations are performed each year in the vascular department

Each year, about 700 surgical procedures are performed under general/spinal or local anesthesia, of these about 500 are arterial surgeries: approximately 200 arterial reconstructions, approximately 100 procedure artery surgeries, approximately 50 aortic and aortic aneurysm surgical, and the rest are other operations of the arterial system. About 200 vascular access surgeries, about 100 fistula surgeries for dialysis purposes, about 80 Port-A-Cath insertion surgeries . About 40 other types of operation - amputations, surgery to prevent hyperhidrosis, etc. - 60 stent insertions due to chest or abdominal aorta aneurysm cases are performed.

Functional structure

The physician staff conducts ongoing professional activities in the department, in the operating rooms, in the vascular clinic and in the laboratory, and provides blood-vessel treatment counseling to other medical personnel at the medical center.
Academic and research activities

Members of the department  take part in International studies
and conduct clinical studies in the Rabin Medical Center

Vascular laboratory
The following procedures are carried out in the vascular laboratory
Duplex scan for the arterial and venous systems
Carotid duplex scan
Abi and segmental pressure
Plethysmography of the fingers
Duplex for the Aorta and the Iliac arteries and veins
Surveillance of by-pass surgery and aneurysm surgery 

Business hours:
Family visits:
10:00 - 21:00

Providing information to the patient:
During doctor's  rounds

Doctor's round:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 07:30 - 08:30, 14:00 - 15:00 
Monday: 8:30 - 9:30, 14:00 - 15:00 
Thursday: 8:00 - 9:00, 14:00 - 15:00